Syntheses and odour descriptions of cyclopropanated compounds 3.1 Analogues of leaf alcohol, its esters and leaf acetal

Hiromasa Kiyota, Emi Higashi, Takafumi Takai, Takayuki Oritani, Shigefumi Kuwahara

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    Abstract

    Analogues of leaf alcohol and related compounds, bearing a cyclopropane ring in place of the double bond, were synthesized and their odour characteristics were examined. cis-(Ethylcyclopropyl)ethanol was prepared using the Simmons-Smith reaction with leaf alcohol. Ethoxyethyl ether and some alkyl and aryl esters were also prepared. Cyclopropanation of the double bond modified their original odour characteristic without losing the key green note.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)227-231
    Number of pages5
    JournalFlavour and Fragrance Journal
    Volume17
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jun 1

    Keywords

    • Analogues
    • Cyclopropanations
    • Flavours and fragrances
    • Leaf alcohol

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Food Science
    • Chemistry(all)

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